[whatwg] Canvas - toTempURL - A dangerous proposal

Tab Atkins Jr. jackalmage at gmail.com
Fri Mar 27 18:33:19 PDT 2009

On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 7:55 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck at jumis.com> wrote:
> I asked myself the same question, a few minutes after posting my reply.
> At this point, I'm really not sure.
> My concern is that the string length for a URL may be limited,
> somewhere in the platform.
> If that's the case, a 1 meg data: url would overwhelm the
> mechanism leading to the handler.
> But as I've not tested the theory,
> I don't have a leg to stand on.

Depending on what you're targeting, that may be a valid concern.
Doesn't IE6 have a 1k limit on URLs?  This limits what you can pass
around with a GET request, for example.


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